BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Ty Harris, CEO and Co-Founder of Openly, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 New England Award finalist. Now in its 37th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for transformative entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all.
Harris was selected by an independent panel of judges. Entrepreneurs were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“I am honored to be named as a finalist for this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2023 New England Award, and to represent Openly in such a prestigious program,” said Ty Harris, CEO and Co-Founder of Openly. “This recognition is also a testament to my co-founder Matt Wielbut, the incredible Openly team, and the hardwork and dedication of my colleagues since Openly’s founding in 2017. We continue to foster a company supportive of the entrepreneurial spirit, allowing us to evolve the homeowners insurance experience for agents and policyholders alike.”
The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 11,000 entrepreneurs throughout the US since its inception in 1986, and it has grown to recognize business leaders across 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, N.A.; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In New England, sponsors also include Cresa Global, Inc., Woodruff Sawyer & Company, and DLA Piper, LLP.
Openly is a premium homeowners insurance provider. Its centralized platform offers comprehensive coverage, market-leading technology, and exceptional service. Founded by industry veterans in 2017, Openly is dedicated to delivering modern and transparent homeowners insurance and empowering independent agents across America. For more information, visit Openly.com or linkedin.com/company/openlyllc/.
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